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Screenshot of "Shadow of the Rougarou". Screenshot sourced from @shadowofrougarou on Instagram.

In review: “Shadow of the Rougarou” a powerful representation of Métis people

A few weeks ago, I saw a post about a new show coming to the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) streaming service called APTN Lumi on May 9. The show…

This season of ‘The Bachelor’ makes spectator sport out of virginity

In spite of it becoming increasingly socially acceptable for women to release themselves from patriarchal ideas of what having and losing virginity should look like in their lives, a weird…

The Martlet’s best television of 2016

With disasters occurring almost every week and an angry, screaming tangerine in a suit making headlines, 2016 might be one of the worst years ever. But throughout this difficult year,…

Three surprising pop culture tearjerkers

I have never been averse to a good tearjerker, whether in film, television, or another medium, partly because they happen so rarely for me. Doing a minor in film studies…

The future is ours, 140 characters at a time

Quick—name what the following TV shows have in common: Firefly, Arrested Development, Pushing Daisies, Angel: the Series, and Veronica Mars. Many readers will recognize it as a very short list…